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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2009-5029

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2009-5029

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/02/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Integer overflow in the __tzfile_read function in glibc before 2.15 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted timezone (TZ) file, as demonstrated using vsftpd.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-glibc
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-dceext
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-dceext-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-dceext-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-dceext-x86
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-debuginfo-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel-debuginfo-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel-static
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel-static-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-html
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-i18ndata
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-info
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-debuginfo-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-x86
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-obsolete
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-obsolete-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-profile
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-profile-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-profile-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-profile-x86
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-utils
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-utils-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-utils-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-utils-debuginfo-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-x86
  • suse-upgrade-nscd
  • suse-upgrade-nscd-debuginfo

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